After Tony Stewart's retirement from NASCAR, he always mentioned a return to the tracks that gave him his start. Well, according to an interview with Racing News, it looks like that's going to happen sooner than later. While none of the schedule has been confirmed, Tony himself seems excited to get back in the dirt. And Iowa dirt track fans have high hopes.

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From Racing News, “We started working on a schedule last week. So far we’re up to 71 race and I’m fairly certain we’re going to be closer to about 85 by the time we’re done”

85 appearances? You KNOW Iowa will be on there. “It’s going to be fun. There’s some really neat race tracks that I’ve never been to, that I’m going to get a chance to go to and race at this year.

Racing News asked him what he'd be running, “I’m going to be running everything from 3/4 midgets, to winged sprint cars to dirt late models. So, we’re going to have a good time."

A great time for Iowa race fans if his shadow casts on Hawkeye Downs, Des Moines, or any of the other dirt tracks within a burnout of here.